From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

SHANBOUGH, a parish, in the barony of IDA, county of KILKENNY, and province of MUNSTER, 3 ½ miles (W.) from New Ross; containing 429 inhabitants, and comprising 1709 statute acres. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Rossbercon: the rectory is impropriate in the corporation of Waterford.

The tithes amount to £82. 19., of which two-thirds are payable to the corporation, and the remainder to the vicar.

In the R. C. divisions also it is part of the union or district of Rossbercon.

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